Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 30 24
Rank change year-on-year -32 -6 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 34 53 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.26% 6.05% 6.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.47% 29.12% 25.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 36 55
Essex median daily rate £450 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £293 £300 £281
90th Percentile £580 £501 £500
East of England median daily rate £364 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +3.93% -4.11% +2.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 3
Essex median hourly rate £29.80 £42.80 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.37% +17.26% -2.01%
10th Percentile £25.78 £37.70 £36.25
90th Percentile £33.31 £42.90 £44.75
East of England median hourly rate £33.33 £42.65 £39.75
% change year-on-year -21.85% +7.30% +6.00%

.NET is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 359 182 304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 44.99% 20.78% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 116 189
Essex median daily rate £513 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.43% -12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £317 £250 £240
90th Percentile £600 £525 £600
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 26 28
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.37% +8.23%
10th Percentile £26.44 £31.00 £31.18
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.92 £42.00
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% -4.00% +7.91%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Essex

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Essex

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Essex over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Essex

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Essex

.NET
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Essex region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford +15 9 £538 +13.16% 3
Brentwood -14 5 £325 +16.07% 1
Colchester +12 2 £438 -
Southend-on-Sea -34 2 £500 +53.26%
Basildon - 2 - - 1
.NET
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for .NET.

1 20 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 19 (55.88%) SQL
3 17 (50.00%) Release Management
4 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (38.24%) Visual Studio
5 13 (38.24%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
6 12 (35.29%) Finance
7 11 (32.35%) C#
8 10 (29.41%) Dynamics AX
8 10 (29.41%) User Stories
8 10 (29.41%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (29.41%) Dynamics 365
9 9 (26.47%) Marketing
9 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
10 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET
10 8 (23.53%) Windows
10 8 (23.53%) Linux
10 8 (23.53%) X++
11 7 (20.59%) Test Automation
11 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (17.65%) QA
12 6 (17.65%) Selenium
12 6 (17.65%) Degree
12 6 (17.65%) Local Government
12 6 (17.65%) Ruby
12 6 (17.65%) Back Office
12 6 (17.65%) MVC
12 6 (17.65%) HTML

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.82%) IIS
2 2 (5.88%) Apache
2 2 (5.88%) CMS
3 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.94%) JBoss
3 1 (2.94%) Jetty
3 1 (2.94%) Mongrel
3 1 (2.94%) nginx
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.94%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (29.41%) Dynamics 365
2 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.94%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.94%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.94%) GitHub
5 1 (2.94%) Google Analytics
5 1 (2.94%) Google App Engine
5 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.94%) PaaS
5 1 (2.94%) Route 53
5 1 (2.94%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) 802.11
1 5 (14.71%) ADSL
1 5 (14.71%) Bluetooth
1 5 (14.71%) Broadband
1 5 (14.71%) IPv4
1 5 (14.71%) IPv6
1 5 (14.71%) UPnP
1 5 (14.71%) VDSL
1 5 (14.71%) WAN
1 5 (14.71%) Wireless
1 5 (14.71%) Wireshark
2 4 (11.76%) NAS
3 2 (5.88%) HTTP
3 2 (5.88%) Internet
3 2 (5.88%) SSL
3 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.94%) DHCP
4 1 (2.94%) DNS
4 1 (2.94%) FTP
4 1 (2.94%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.94%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Visual Studio
2 12 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (17.65%) Selenium
4 5 (14.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (14.71%) JIRA
4 5 (14.71%) JUnit
5 4 (11.76%) Bugzilla
5 4 (11.76%) Redmine
5 4 (11.76%) Trac
6 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
7 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.94%) JMeter
8 1 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.94%) Subversion
8 1 (2.94%) Travis CI
8 1 (2.94%) Zephyr
General
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) Marketing
3 6 (17.65%) Back Office
3 6 (17.65%) Local Government
4 5 (14.71%) Manufacturing
5 3 (8.82%) Electronics
5 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.94%) Advertising
6 1 (2.94%) Automotive
6 1 (2.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Lead Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Software Tester
3 5 (14.71%) Tester
4 4 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Agile Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.94%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Scrum Master
7 1 (2.94%) Software Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Integrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET
2 6 (17.65%) HTML
3 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
3 5 (14.71%) 802.1X
3 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (14.71%) Web Services
4 4 (11.76%) CSS
5 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
5 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (8.82%) Entity Framework
5 3 (8.82%) jQuery
5 3 (8.82%) WCF
5 3 (8.82%) XML
6 2 (5.88%) J2EE
6 2 (5.88%) Node.js
6 2 (5.88%) REST
6 2 (5.88%) SOAP
6 2 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.94%) Mustache
7 1 (2.94%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
1 4 (11.76%) STB
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Linux
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
2 4 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.88%) OpenVMS
3 2 (5.88%) Unix
3 2 (5.88%) VMS
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.94%) Android
4 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Release Management
2 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (38.24%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (29.41%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (29.41%) User Stories
5 7 (20.59%) Test Automation
6 6 (17.65%) MVC
7 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (14.71%) Network Packet Analysis
7 5 (14.71%) Software Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Defect Management
8 4 (11.76%) Defect Tracking
8 4 (11.76%) Issue Tracking
8 4 (11.76%) ITSM
8 4 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Service Management
8 4 (11.76%) TDD
9 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (8.82%) OO
9 3 (8.82%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) SQL
2 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 11 (32.35%) C#
4 8 (23.53%) X++
5 6 (17.65%) Perl
5 6 (17.65%) Ruby
5 6 (17.65%) VB.NET
6 5 (14.71%) Bash Shell
6 5 (14.71%) PHP
6 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
6 5 (14.71%) T-SQL
7 3 (8.82%) C++
8 2 (5.88%) Java
8 2 (5.88%) VBA
9 1 (2.94%) C
9 1 (2.94%) VB
9 1 (2.94%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Firmware
2 2 (5.88%) Docker
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (2.94%) Ansible
2 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) SAP
3 2 (5.88%) Google
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.94%) Siemens
4 1 (2.94%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.94%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) WSO2
4 1 (2.94%) Xamarin